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    Bowers, Robert

    TitleBiologist Research Sci/Engr
    SchoolLawrence Berkeley National Lab
    DepartmentJoint Genome Institute
    Address1 Cyclotron Road
    Berkeley CA 94720
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      1. Bowers R, Lee J, Woyke T. Sequencing of Genomes from Environmental Single Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1712:97-111. PMID: 29224071.
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      2. Schulz F, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Bowers R, Jarett J, Nielsen T, Ivanova NN, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T. Correction to: Towards a balanced view of the bacterial tree of life. Microbiome. 2017 11 15; 5(1):149. PMID: 29141685.
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      3. Schulz F, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Bowers R, Jarett J, Nielsen T, Ivanova NN, Kyrpides NC, Woyke T. Towards a balanced view of the bacterial tree of life. Microbiome. 2017 Oct 17; 5(1):140. PMID: 29041958.
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      4. Bowers R, Kyrpides NC, Stepanauskas R, Harmon-Smith M, Doud D, Reddy TBK, Schulz F, Jarett J, Rivers AR, Eloe-Fadrosh EA, Tringe SG, Ivanova NN, Copeland A, Clum A, Becraft ED, Malmstrom RR, Birren B, Podar M, Bork P, Weinstock GM, Garrity GM, Dodsworth JA, Yooseph S, Sutton G, Glöckner FO, Gilbert JA, Nelson WC, Hallam SJ, Jungbluth SP, Ettema TJG, Tighe S, Konstantinidis KT, Liu WT, Baker BJ, Rattei T, Eisen JA, Hedlund B, McMahon KD, Fierer N, Knight R, Finn R, Cochrane G, Karsch-Mizrachi I, Tyson GW, Rinke C, Lapidus A, Meyer F, Yilmaz P, Parks DH, Eren AM, Schriml L, Banfield JF, Hugenholtz P, Woyke T. Minimum information about a single amplified genome (MISAG) and a metagenome-assembled genome (MIMAG) of bacteria and archaea. Nat Biotechnol. 2017 Aug 08; 35(8):725-731. PMID: 28787424.
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      5. Singer E, Andreopoulos B, Bowers R, Lee J, Deshpande S, Chiniquy J, Ciobanu D, Klenk HP, Zane M, Daum C, Clum A, Cheng JF, Copeland A, Woyke T. Next generation sequencing data of a defined microbial mock community. Sci Data. 2016 Sep 27; 3:160081. PMID: 27673566.
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      6. Salman V, Berben T, Bowers R, Woyke T, Teske A, Angert ER. Insights into the single cell draft genome of "Candidatus Achromatium palustre". Stand Genomic Sci. 2016; 11:28. PMID: 27014417; PMCID: PMC4806510.
      7. Jungbluth SP, Bowers R, Lin HT, Cowen JP, Rappé MS. Novel microbial assemblages inhabiting crustal fluids within mid-ocean ridge flank subsurface basalt. ISME J. 2016 Aug; 10(8):2033-47. PMID: 26872042.
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      8. Singer E, Bushnell B, Coleman-Derr D, Bowman B, Bowers R, Levy A, Gies EA, Cheng JF, Copeland A, Klenk HP, Hallam SJ, Hugenholtz P, Tringe SG, Woyke T. High-resolution phylogenetic microbial community profiling. ISME J. 2016 Aug; 10(8):2020-32. PMID: 26859772.
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      9. Bowers R, Clum A, Tice H, Lim J, Singh K, Ciobanu D, Ngan CY, Cheng JF, Tringe SG, Woyke T. Impact of library preparation protocols and template quantity on the metagenomic reconstruction of a mock microbial community. BMC Genomics. 2015 Oct 24; 16:856. PMID: 26496746; PMCID: PMC4619416.
      10. Robador A, Jungbluth SP, LaRowe DE, Bowers R, Rappé MS, Amend JP, Cowen JP. Activity and phylogenetic diversity of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in low-temperature subsurface fluids within the upper oceanic crust. Front Microbiol. 2014; 5:748. PMID: 25642212; PMCID: PMC4295021.
      11. Bowers R, Clements N, Emerson JB, Wiedinmyer C, Hannigan MP, Fierer N. Seasonal variability in bacterial and fungal diversity of the near-surface atmosphere. Environ Sci Technol. 2013; 47(21):12097-106. PMID: 24083487.
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      12. McKenzie VJ, Bowers R, Fierer N, Knight R, Lauber CL. Co-habiting amphibian species harbor unique skin bacterial communities in wild populations. ISME J. 2012 Mar; 6(3):588-96. PMID: 21955991; PMCID: PMC3280140.
      13. Bowers R, Sullivan AP, Costello EK, Collett JL, Knight R, Fierer N. Sources of bacteria in outdoor air across cities in the midwestern United States. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Sep; 77(18):6350-6. PMID: 21803902; PMCID: PMC3187178.
      14. Bowers R, Dhar AK. Effect of template on generating a standard curve for absolute quantification of an RNA virus by real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction. Mol Cell Probes. 2011 Feb; 25(1):60-4. PMID: 21193027.
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      15. Bowers R, McLetchie S, Knight R, Fierer N. Spatial variability in airborne bacterial communities across land-use types and their relationship to the bacterial communities of potential source environments. ISME J. 2011 Apr; 5(4):601-12. PMID: 21048802; PMCID: PMC3105744.
      16. Redford AJ, Bowers R, Knight R, Linhart Y, Fierer N. The ecology of the phyllosphere: geographic and phylogenetic variability in the distribution of bacteria on tree leaves. Environ Microbiol. 2010 Nov; 12(11):2885-93. PMID: 20545741; PMCID: PMC3156554.
      17. Dhar AK, Bowers R, Rowe CG, Allnutt FC. Expression of a foreign epitope on infectious pancreatic necrosis virus VP2 capsid protein subviral particle (SVP) and immunogenicity in rainbow trout. Antiviral Res. 2010 Mar; 85(3):525-31. PMID: 20060858.
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      18. Bowers R, Lauber CL, Wiedinmyer C, Hamady M, Hallar AG, Fall R, Knight R, Fierer N. Characterization of airborne microbial communities at a high-elevation site and their potential to act as atmospheric ice nuclei. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009 Aug; 75(15):5121-30. PMID: 19502432; PMCID: PMC2725505.
      19. Dhar AK, Bowers R, Licon KS, Veazey G, Read B. Validation of reference genes for quantitative measurement of immune gene expression in shrimp. Mol Immunol. 2009 May; 46(8-9):1688-95. PMID: 19297025.
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      20. Bowers R, Lapatra SE, Dhar AK. Detection and quantitation of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus by real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction using lethal and non-lethal tissue sampling. J Virol Methods. 2008 Feb; 147(2):226-34. PMID: 17996958.
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      21. Dhar AK, Bowers R, Licon KS, Lapatra SE. Detection and quantification of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) by SYBR Green real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction. J Virol Methods. 2008 Jan; 147(1):157-66. PMID: 17945355.
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      22. Allnutt FC, Bowers R, Rowe CG, Vakharia VN, LaPatra SE, Dhar AK. Antigenicity of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus VP2 subviral particles expressed in yeast. Vaccine. 2007 Jun 21; 25(26):4880-8. PMID: 17524532.
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      23. Quinn P, Bowers R, Zhang X, Wahlund TM, Fanelli MA, Olszova D, Read BA. cDNA microarrays as a tool for identification of biomineralization proteins in the coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta). Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Aug; 72(8):5512-26. PMID: 16885305; PMCID: PMC1538752.
      24. Nguyen B, Bowers R, Wahlund TM, Read BA. Suppressive subtractive hybridization of and differences in gene expression content of calcifying and noncalcifying cultures of Emiliania huxleyi strain 1516. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 May; 71(5):2564-75. PMID: 15870347; PMCID: PMC1087533.

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